In Blackwater Woods

To live in this world
you must be able
to do three things:
to love what is mortal;
to hold it
against your bones knowing
your own life depends on it;
and, when the time comes to let it go,
to let it go.

Mary Oliver

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My name is LaNell, and I am a caregiver to an elderly parent, a lover of mother earth and all of her flora and fauna, and a seeker of the spiritual in my daily life.

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In addition to caring for our elders, I believe that caregiving includes our sacred duty to care for the planet, animals, and all life on this living Earth.